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New York Times, Wednesday, July 2, 1969

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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© 1969, The New York TimesNo. 7,263
Across
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Plant fluids. : SAPS
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Radio term. : ROGER
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New Mexican landmark. : TAOS
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Sharp sound. : KLOP
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Sidestep. : EVADE
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Tip. : HINT
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Feminine suffix. : ETTE
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Man's man. : VALET
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Prefix for crine. : ENDO
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Separate. : DISCRETE
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List. : ROSTER
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Jade. : TIRE
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Spring. : LEAP
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Predicament. : SCRAPE
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Theoretical. : PLATONIC
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Winged. : ALATE
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Headquarters. : SEAT
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Got saddle sores. : RODE
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A kind of motive. : LOCO
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Some theaters. : BARNS
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Kind of road. : TOLL
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Continuously. : EVER
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Exchange discount. : AGIO
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German river. : MOSEL
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Kind of pronoun. : PERSONAL
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Procrastinates. : DEFERS
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Places. : PUTS
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Fabric. : SILK
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Modern author. : CAPOTE
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Jaw. : MANDIBLE
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Radio term. : OVER
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Lasso. : REATA
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Carol. : NOEL
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Did a bank job. : LENT
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Post. : ENTER
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Small amount. : GRAM
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Wiles. : ARTS
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Documents. : DEEDS
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Without. : SANS
Down
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Timetable, for short. : SKED
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Choir voices. : ALTI
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Kettles. : POTS
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Weekend TV fare. : SPECTATORSPORTS
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Revolutionary name. : REVERE
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Egg-shaped. : OVATE
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Wind. : GALE
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Dutch city. : EDE
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Shelters. : RETREATS
10
Racing. : THESPORTOFKINGS
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Slangy contraction. : AINT
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Wave: Fr. : ONDE
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Kind of battery: Abbr. : STOR
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Ready. : RIPE
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Grain seed. : OAT
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Plain. : LLANO
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Orchid tubers. : SALEP
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Bud. : CLOVE
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Snake. : RACER
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Jeopardy. : PERIL
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Running knot. : NOOSE
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Drone. : IDLER
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Sing Sing accommodations. : CELLS
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Eddas. : SAGAS
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Traded quips. : BANTERED
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Pinochle term. : MELD
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Away. : OUT
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Coins of Iraq. : DINARS
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Surfeited. : SATED
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Nut. : COLA
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Declare. : AVER
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Kind of house. : PENT
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Ship's officer. : MATE
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Wind. : BORA
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Cant. : LEAN
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Shade trees. : ELMS
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Compass point. : ENE

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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